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. but he talked about bridging that and governing in a way to bring right and left together. i happening the number-1 failure of president obama is not the economy. it's his failure to find a way to bring us all together. >> eric: chris, what about that? >> well, i think it's easy to put it on president obammasm the fact is, this has been building and arguably building for years. the division that we have between the parties. the issues are difficult. the solutions are more complex. it is not easy to find that compromise. it is easy to say that it's president obama's fault. i heard that from the previous president. but the reality is, you cannot dance with someone if they keep saying no. when you have a republican party that is divided amongst itself, in terms of where the country should go, how do you find that common ground that basically unites the country? it's extremely difficult. >> eric: how do we find that common ground? do you think it's possible with the horrible debt, $16.5 and counting trillion. and they said, okay, we are going to delay the debt ceiling situation for now and
government panel. this is "special report." ♪ ♪ good evening i'm bret baier. major setback today for president obama's effort to stack a key government board with like-minded people but without senate approval. chief white house correspondent ed hyperion a federal appeals court say nothing to the president. over picks for the national labor relations board. a ruling that could have big implications. >> reporter: as he rolled out dennis mcdonough, president obama hoping for a smooth start to the second term. instead, brushed back by a federal appeals court, rulings wherely he violated the constitution last year. >> it was just a huge massive overstep of executive power. unconstitutional power grab. >> it semis from dramatic election year showdown where the president bypassed the senate and put three picks on the national labor relations board, using the recess appointments on january 4, 2012. power the white house continues to defend vociferously today. >> the decision is novel and unprecedented. it contradicts 150 years of practice by democratic and republican administrations. >>
government about whether or not her husband would be released. i am bream -- shannon bream. this group has been fighting, trying to help the pastor with this case. jordan, thanks for coming in. was the sentencing expected? how was this playing out? >> yesterday, we knew, we had got know a weird comment from a close family friend, the guy willing to put up the bail and it was denied, 20 times. it was a joke, but he kept trying to make that point. final he, the court told him, you do this again, we are going on raid your house and you will end up in prison and we will ruin your business. he goes to the court, their first day of business is saturday there, fully operational. yesterday, to get his documents back that he had put down to start the bail process -- he said, okay, i can't risk my family for this anymore. the court assistant, basically who, runs this, the administrator, the right-hand man of the hanging judge, tells him, bail's not important. his lawyer needs to come here tomorrow because we may just release him. we knew, the family friend knew it wasn't true. they never called the
. they gave to us a republic, a government of and by and for the people, entrusting each generation to keep safe our founding creed. for more of the 200 years we have had. we have learned that no union founded on the principles of liberty and equality could survive half buried. we made ourselves a new and we vowed to move forward together. together we determined that a modern economy requires railroads and highways to see travel and commerce. schools and colleges to train our workers. together we discovered that a free market only works with your competition and fair play. together we resolve that a great nation must care for it the vulnerable and protect its people from life's worst hazards and misfortunes. to it all, we have never relinquished our skepticism of central authority. nor have we succumb to the fictions that ills can be cured through government alone. our celebration of a nation, and enterprise, our insistence on hard work and personal responsibility. these are constant in our character. we have always understood that when times change, so we do too. fidelity to our founding p
at the crossroads of constant fighting between rebels and government forces. >> well, gregg, back home now, illinois joining a growing list of states that will soon allow illegal immigrants to get a driver's license. governor pat quinn expected to sign the bill into law today. supporters say the proposal is a matter of public safety and facial recognition technology will help prevent fraud there are critics and those critics say that there have been hundreds of fraud cases, in fact, in the three other states that do allow undocumented immigrants to drive. those being new mexico, washington, and utah. the noncitizens will be able to obtain a three year temporary license and must also buy insurance. >> and some new developments in the gun control debate moving forward on multiple fronts. some senate democrats are pushing a sweeping assault weapons band. the vice president joe biden is championing universal background checks. this week, a senate which i hearing -- committee hearing testimony from the gabriel giffords. peter doocy reporting from washington. >> more than 157 kinds of military style assau
security of the iranian government by being involved in house churches from 2001-2005, this is really old information as well. he's been back nine times, more than that since 2005. so, again, shocking to him. shocking to the family, but we knew there would be some sort of conviction at some point, and we just wish this lawyer had at least some information. he's shocked as well. >> where is the pastor tonight? >> the pastor is in a new ward of the prison, one of the toughest prisons in the world and especially inside of iran. people don't survive there. i keep telling the story in october, there was a blogger arrested a political blogger, by the way pastor saeed not involved this politics, not an incident, not trying to make a story, he was there to get bureaucratic signoff, follow the rules on his orphanage, we've talked about that before on fox. a blogger arrested and he was ted on the third. and the pastor, if he survives, that prison is a miracle in itself. and harris, they won't give it to him, he's unclean, a christian, won't give him pain medicine. >> harris: and i want to cut in an
progress has been made on issues of substance, since we had divided government in washington. if the president thinks that these guys are that bad and that terrible, well, it's no wonder he doesn't want to work with them and no wonder they don't trust him to do big things with. >> megyn: the fox news channel is the the number one cable on-- number one channel on cable news, but as wide as our viewership is, the 300 million people in the country, although i'm sure we'd love to speak to all of them and rush would love to speak to all of them, we don't. and the president seems very convinced that anybody who disagrees with him must be subject to undue influence and then he went on to speak to-- this sounded like an attempt at balance, you tell me. because he went on to say the same dynamic happens on the democratic side. i think the difference is just the more left-leaning media outlets recognize that compromise is not a dirty word. so, his favorite outlets, they, they like compromise and you can see he gets applauded regularly by the likes of rachel maddow when he compromises w
trip to visit turkey and government officials in the u.s. and abroad are now getting involved in her disappearance the family is not waiting about this. they're going overseas to look for her. david lee miller is live in the new york city newsroom with the latest. what do we know about this. >> reporter: she was supposed to return to the united states exactly one year ago today from a vacation in turkey. as you just heard she never arrived. relatives say the staten island, new york, woman was planning to take the trip with a friend who canceled. she was going to take the trip alone and her husband went to turkey to try to find her. before leaving he described the anguish of the last few days. >> don't have appetite. you can't sleep. you wake up crying. your mind is all over the place. even still though, despite all that you, you have a hope, you know and you hold onto that hope. >> reporter: two sons, ages nine and 11 about been told, mommy missed her flight and daddy has gone to get her. her family says it is very unusual for her to disappear without saying a single word. >> oh, my
government saying it wasn't prepared for the surge of syrians trying to escape. >> developing situation in egypt where protestors are crashing with police again in cairos square. violence erupting two years after the up rising through the government of mubarek. now they are angry with mohammed morrissey and his supporters in the muslim brotherhood. morsi set off late last year he has scaled back some of the decrees. many egyptians say they don't trust their new president or authorities. >>> president obama slammed critics of his gun control policies saying they need to do a better job of listening. advocates for gun rights say the president is the one not paying attention by ignoring the second amendment. joining me now john fund columnist for the national review magazine and author of the book "who's counting." welcome. >> i think the president in his campaign said i don't want to take away your hand guns i don't want to infringe on second amendment rights. he wants to reassure people he's proposing responsible and limited gun control measures. the problem is, his audience seems some w
a health care problem. that leads me to conclude he thinks we ought to have more government-run health care and rationing. i don't think that is going to work. jon: let's get back to karl rove. karl, what about his thoughts on a president bent on conquest? >> i think it is accurate. i wrote about this in my "wall street journal" column last week. i thought it was interesting in the president's inaugural address he went out of his way to take a political slap at his defeated opponent in the election, mitt romney and then he went on to basically call republicans name-calling absolutist who are clowns. in order to make certain we got the point, his communication director had gone on television the day before we have neither a political system or a political opposition worthy of the opportunity america has, pretty harsh language. you see the second part of paul ryan's argument about the president's priorities. in the nature of the president's speech, the president's inaugural address was 2108 words. he devoted 19 words in one sentence to deficit reduction and followed with 155 woods in six sent
and their government is not very favorable locally, and they need a boost of local self-confidence. >>guest: it could help that. it sends a message to their people and the region that the regime is strong and they do have the scientific accomplishments to show. >>shepard: i cannot imagine the israelis would think too high of the monkey business? >>guest: the israelis already have their own very sophisticate ed ballistic missile but in the battle for opinion in the middle east, they probably certainly do not look at this as a good sign. >>shepard: all right, good to see you, thanks again. >> bank of america is now suing the young man used a law to claim the life of a multimillion dollar mansion that bank of america owns after having foreclosed on the 7,500 square foot home in boca raton and now they filed an injunction. in july, the squatter moved into the mansion without paying and the cops showed up to kick him out but they could caught in because of a bizarre legal loophole. the city may have turned off the water. and now the details. the days of free rent could be running out if this guy. >> neigh
he undermined the government by creating a network of christian churches. and trying to convert iranians from islam to christianity. he is he reportedly headed to a prison in the northwest of tehran, where brutal interrogations and mock executions are said to be regular occurrences. the u.s. state department calling for his release but no signs of iran backing down. in an interview with fox news, the pastor's wife said she is very worried about her husband and said: every day in that prison is in itself a death sentence. also word of a potentially dangerous step forward in iran's space program with reports that that country has launched a monkey aboard a rocket. iranian state television now reports that scientists sent the monkey up 72 miles before returning said monkey back it to earth. countries including the united states and the former soviet union have been sending monkeys into space since the 1940s. this is is a shot of ham the chimpanzee cape canaveral since 61. the folks woman for the state department cannot confirm the launch actually happened. the reports are a concer
attempt to undermine the national security of the iranian government by being involved in house churches from 2001 to 2005. >>steve: our state department saying -- quote -- "we called in the iranian authorities to respect mr. abidini's human rights to release him." >>gretchen: media matters waging a war against fox news reportedly using now weapons to protect its founder, according to the daily caller, he gave his okay to buy guns using the group's money. at least one was given to brock's assistant who didn't have a concealed carrying permit but carried it any way. >>brian: president obama talks football and injuries saying -- quote -- "i'm a big football fan. but if i had a son, i'd have to think long and hard before i let him play football." does the president have a valid point about the toll the sport takes on players or is this a slap in the face to the game itself? joining us is a former star running back and a tremendous college football analyst. craig, what are your thoughts about the president weighing in on this? >> brian, good morning. first of all, i was glad to hear the pres
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